Dean Zulich is a native of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina residing in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle's Commercial Photography Program with honors and Best Portfolio of Show Award in 2007. In addition to his success at the Vh1's TV show The Shot, he is proud to be the Art Institutes Hall Of Fame Alumni, a Manfrotto Ambassador, a Gitzo Inspires Team Member, Formatt Hitech Featured Artist and Datacolor Spyder Friend With Vision.
Dean's partial client list Includes NIKE golf, UN, CBS, Hot Wheels, Playboy, ConAgra Foods, USC, Sachin & Babi and more.
His work has appeared in Marie Claire, New York Times, Boston Globe, Seattle Magazine, Digital Photo Pro, Mix Magazine, Seattle Times, Los Angeles Fashion Magazine as well as international publications such as ReFoto, ProfiFoto, Magazin Gracija, and Azra Magazin.
When he is not on an assignment, Dean enjoys teaching and presenting in collaboration with his affiliates.
Over the past decade, Dean has taught photography/lighting workshops in Seattle , Atlanta, Los Angeles, Fayetteville, Knoxville, Portugal, Slovenia, Croatia and he is member of the Los Angeles Center for Photography faculty.
He has given presentations at the Photo Plus Expo in New York, PhotoCon in Los Angeles, Glazers Photofest , Kenmore Camera Expo, and Art Institue in Seattle, PPR and SCAD in Atlanta, Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Art Institute Las Vegas, Academy 387 in Sarajevo, Bosnia, KUD France Presern in Ljubljana Slovenia and Watoto in Kampala, Uganda.
He has done pro bono work within his community for animal rescue non profits such as Pasado's Safety Haven in Seattle area and Wildlife Waystation in Los Angeles. Dean also serves as volunteer photographer at the 'Why'd You Stop Me?', Long Beach, CA based non-profit focusing on reducing acts of violence between police and the community. He donated image usage rights to California State Parks Foundation as well.
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